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Lynch Surname Origin
A strip of greenwood between the plowed lands in the common field; a small hanging wood.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Lynch Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Lynch family history than the origin of your surname:
A Lynch Family History Thought:
'He who has no knaves, fools, or beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightening.' --Old English Proverb